Foxconn founder to support Soong in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Wednesday (Jan. 1) expressed his support for the People First Party (PFP) and its presidential candidate, James Soong (宋楚瑜), ...

Taiwan's legislature to vote on anti-infiltration bill

A government-initiated anti-infiltration bill is likely to be rammed through the Legislative Yuan Tuesday as the draft is set to be put to a vote in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-contr...

Han obtains only 4.7% of votes in Taiwan student 'presidential election'

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), the presidential candidate of the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) secured only 4.7 percent of the votes in a "mock presidential election" held recently by ...

China, energy, corruption dominate Taiwan presidential race TV event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The proposed Anti-Infiltration Act, energy policy, alleged corruption, and angry exchanges about each rivals' capabilities again dominated the third and final live pol...

Taiwan presidential candidates focus on economy, Anti-Infiltration Law live on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three rivals for next month’s presidential election focused on the economy and the government’s proposed Anti-Infiltration Act during their second round of...

Foxconn founder says he regrets quitting Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) expressed regret over his decision to drop out of the presidential race in a televised interview aired on Monday (Dec. 23). Gou, who qui...

Taiwan vice presidential hopefuls debate on live TV about China and nuclear energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three vice presidential hopefuls received their only chance so far to present their views live on television on Friday (Dec. 20), sparring over China, the economy, and nuc...

Taiwan presidential candidates present views and policies live on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's three presidential candidates presented their views and policies live on television for the first time on Wednesday evening (Dec. 18) evening. A real debat...

Taiwan presidential candidates agree to TV debate on December 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's three presidential candidates have agreed to debate each other live on television on December 29, just two weekends ahead of election day. Earlier, televis...

Taiwan’s political parties fall out on cross-strait issues in TV debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has accused the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) of hypocrisy, saying in a televised debate on Sunday (Dec. 15) that even if t...

Taiwan's presidential candidates agree to public debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After much speculation about a potential Taiwanese presidential debate, Taiwan's Public Television Services (PTS) announced Thursday evening (Dec. 12) that it had rece...

Taiwan business associations back opposition KMT presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven leaders of prominent business associations will openly announce their support for Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) next week, reports said We...

Taiwan's president continues to lead Han in latest poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of the most recent poll by one Taiwanese media outlet show Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to have a commanding lead over itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and ...

Taiwan presidential candidates to present views on TV Dec. 18, 25, 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three presidential candidates will receive the first opportunity to present their views live on television on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The event will be the first of thr...

James Soong blasts KMT for nominating wrong person for Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a radio interview on Tuesday (Dec. 3), People First Party (PFP) presidential nominee James Soong (宋楚瑜) blasted the Kuomintang (KMT) party for selecting the wrong person...